Hell Fire Chili

Melanie Campbell



Hell Fire Chili , Wild Or Mild

If you want a milder not so hot chili remove the seeds from your jalapenos when you cut them up. But use care when removing the seeds. Don't put your hands near your face until you wash them well with soap and water.

Beer Or No Beer

If for some reason you do not want to use the beer in this recipe for one reason or another use apple juice instead. You will find that the flavor is almost the same.

Captain Wafers or Saltines

if your local supermarket sells captain wafers purchase them to go with your Hell Fire Chili. They really do improve the flavor of your chili.

Garnish Your Chili

You will want to garnish your hell fire chili with shredded cheddar cheese , sour creme and fine diced green onions. Put your garnishes in small bowls on the table and allow your guests to add their own garnishes to their servings of hell fire chili.


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2 Hr


  • 1 lb
    lean bacon
  • 1 lb
    ground round., brown and drain before adding to stock pot.
  • 1 lb
    ground pork., brown and drain before adding to stock pot.
  • 1 c
    green bell pepper diced fine
  • 1 c
    purple sweet onion diced fine
  • 8
    jalapeno peppers with stems removed and diced fine. ( see note below )
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced fresh garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2
    28 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 4
    16 ounce cans kidney beans
  • 2
    16 ounce cans beer. ( see note )
  • 2
    6 ounce cans tomato paste

How to Make Hell Fire Chili


  1. You will want to start by chopping your bacon up into one inch pieces and fry it in a skillet until crunchy but do not burn. Take the bacon out and put it into a large stock pot. Add your onions , bell peppers , and garlic to the skillet and cook until tender and done. Now take a spoon and be sure to get all contents of the skillet including the drippings into the stock pot.
  2. Now into your stock pot put all the rest of your ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce your heat to a simmer and cook at least two hours stirring often. Once cooked you will have one of the best chili's in the world. And believe me it truly is hell fire chili.

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About Hell Fire Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #hot #spicy #kickass

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